Mateusz Werner

A graduate of the Polish Language and Literature department at Warsaw University and the School of Social Sciences at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of The Polish Academy of Science. Junior Fellow of the Vienna Institute of Human Sciences. Currently writing PhD thesis at the Institute of Literature Research of the Polish Academy of Science. Film and literature critic. Co-producer of film programs for Polish public television: "Film session" (TVP Channel 2) and "Half-seriously" (TVP Channel 1). For several years he was director of the Gallery of Film Arts at the Zacheta Exhibition Hall in Warsaw. Helped organize and oversee the Film Branch at the Adam Mickiewicz Institute where he is presently engaged. Contributes to the film journals "Film" and "Kino".

I don’t know how an idea comes into mind. This is something that just comes. From where? It is derived from everything that we have touched thus far in life.

 Krzysztof Kieślowski

Forum Russia - Poland. New Gaze is a part of a project Season of Russia in Poland. Season of Poland in Russia. Warsaw – Moscow. Moscow – Warsaw. 2004-2005 organized by Adam Mickiewicz Institut.

Patronage of the documentary workshops Russia - Poland. New Gaze is presided over by The Minister of Culture of Poland.

Media patronage:






Movies made under "Russia-Poland. New gaze" project

Premieres of our movies

Our movies on film festivals

They have written about us

    for editorial office